Little Black Ants prefer food sources such as Fruits, sweets, grease and Vegetables. Workers prey on insects and feed on honeydew produced by sucking types of insects such as aphids.
Habitat: little black ant is widely distributed northern and eastern sections of the United States. The little black ant, Monomorium minimum (Buckley), has highly adaptive nesting habits. Nests can be found in the soil in open areas of lawns or under objects such as stones, bricks, wood and logs. In buildings, they nest in woodwork, wall voids, masonry, and under carpets. Continue reading »